tephromancy


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tephromancy

(ˈtɛfrəʊˌmænsɪ)
n
(Alternative Belief Systems) the seeking of the future using ashes

tephramancy, tephromancy

a form of divination involving the examination of the ashes remaining af ter a sacrifice.
See also: Divination
a form of divination involving the examination of the ashes remaining after a sacrifice.
See also: Fire

tephromancy

Divination using the patterns formed in the ashes of burnt offerings made to the gods.